iTelescope - T68 - One Shot Color - Australia

Location Information

Observatory: iTelescope.Net at Bathurst Observatory Australia - MPC Q67

Telescope:  0.28-m f/2.2 reflector + CCD

Timezone:  UTC +10:00 New South Wales, Australia Daylight savings time is observed.

Minimum Target Elevation:  35º

South 33° 23' 48" East 149° 29' 30" 

Elevation: 650m  MPC Code Q67

Operational Notes

Deep Field Color Imaging. FITS and TIF file formats. Binx1 Only.

Raw data can be found at

  • Recommended Maximum Exposure 180 seconds. Limit is set to 180 seconds.
  • No user initiated dark calibrations can be taken on T68 due to electronic CCD shutter.

Instrument Package

CCD: ZWO 1600 Color

QE: 68% Peak

Pixel Size: 3.8 micron

Resolution:  1.26 arcsec/pixel

Sensor:  Frontlit 

Cooling:  Set to -20ºC default 

Array: 4656 x 3520

FOV: 1.63 x 1.23 deg

Filters: None - Color

Position Angle: 86º


Telescope Optics

OTA: Celestron RASA 11" 280mm

Optical Design:

Aperture: 280mm

Focal Length: 620mm

F/Ratio: 2.2

Guiding: Active Guiding Disabled 

Mount: Takahashi EM400 Modified